Most Recent

Furyk wins closest-to-pin contest at Jaguars game
www.golfchannel.com

If you pit two terrible teams against each other in a primetime NFL matchup, don’t be surprised if a golf tournament breaks out. The Jacksonville Jaguars faced the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, and with the teams entering with a combined record of 4-24, the on-field display (regrettably) lived up to expectations. The action picked up […]

58
Like
Save
2014 Newsmaker No. 2: The Ryder Cup
www.golfchannel.com

At its core the 2014 Ryder Cup was a case study in contrasting styles. For Europe, Paul McGinley’s detail-oriented leadership was familiar, a legacy passed from captain to captain, while U.S. front-man Tom Watson represented a break from tradition. The 65-year-old, two-time captain was supposed to be the game-changer, the variable that would allow the […]

38
Like
Save
Big Break Myrtle Beach Finale: Show Insight
www.golfchannel.com

The finale is here! One player will have their dream become a reality. With over $100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs and a spot in the field at the 2015 Valspar Championship! To determine the winner, Jimmy and Toph had to battle it out in an 18-hole match play shootout. It’s an interesting […]

58
Like
Save
Awards Season: Handing out the 2014 Rexys
www.golfchannel.com

The Rexys … Like the Masters, which doles out all manner of trinkets each year, the season-ending Rexys recognize some of the year’s biggest happenings. The only difference is that the Rexys don’t come with a crystal goblet or silver salver. Silence is Golden Globe. Perhaps necessity is the mother of invention, but as the […]

26
Like
Save
My 2014 moment: Ryder Cup news conference
www.golfchannel.com

(Editor’s note: This is part of a series in which GolfChannel.com staff reveal their favorite or personal moments of 2014.) If only we would have known in advance.  Maybe there could have been an 11th-hour deal struck to get the news conference simulcasted on MTV as part of some kind of Grow the Game initiative. […]

24
Like
Save
Canadian Teenager Henderson Turns Professional
rss.nytimes.com

Brooke Henderson, a 17-year-old Canadian who was golf’s top-ranked female amateur, on Thursday announced her decision to turn professional and sign up with sports management company IMG (International Management Group).

38
Like
Save
Sports Briefing | Golf: Henderson, Top Amateur, Turns Pro
rss.nytimes.com

Brooke Henderson, the 17-year-old Canadian who tops the women’s world amateur golf ranking, turned professional.

39
Like
Save
#AskLav: Tiger, Rory … and the Red Solo Cup
www.golfchannel.com

Have a question that you want answered? Tweet me at @RyanLavnerGC. So we’ve finally made it to the last week of the golf calendar. Surprisingly, not many of you are clamoring for up-to-the-second results from the Asian Tour’s Dubai Open, so in the absence of any notable tournament, here’s a recap from the most significant […]

20
Like
Save
Tip of the Week: Be more aggressive when chipping
www.golfchannel.com

Most golfers don’t practice their short game often enough, even though it’s the fastest way to shave shots off their scores. After all, if you can get the ball up and down more often from around the greens, you’ll save shots and take pressure off the rest of your game. In this video segment, Brad […]

42
Like
Save
It Took a Year to Get Used to New Golf Clubs: McIlroy
rss.nytimes.com

Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment.

42
Like
Save
17-Year-Old Golf Star Brooke Henderson Turns Pro
rss.nytimes.com

Brooke Henderson, the 17-year-old Canadian who tops the world amateur golf ranking, has turned professional and signed with International Management Group and Ping equipment.

31
Like
Save